Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for Jamaica, has met with some of the leading partners in the Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre to discuss the projects the body will launch following the opening of its new physical facility on Mona campus of the University of the West Indies in October this year.
The Jamaica Tourist Board continues to lend its support to the ‘Reggae Girlz’ and during their historic World Cup debut in France. The organisation has been promoting the destination’s message and encouraging fans to keep Jamaica top of their minds when planning a holiday this summer.
New research from VisitBritain shows the power of the Premier League in driving inbound tourism among overseas football fans, with more than three-quarters of those surveyed intending to visit the UK during the next two years.
Globus has unveiled a new look and feel for one of its brands, Cosmos. Nearly 60 years after its 1961 launch, the brand has been updated with a cleaner, more modern logo and new ‘Adventure is knocking’ tagline.
A new global index from the World Travel & Tourism Council has assessed how prepared a host of top cities are for future tourism growth. Forecasts show that urbanisation and population growth could add another 2.5 billion people to urban areas by 2050.
As HBO’s blockbuster success, Chernobyl, becomes IMDB’s highest rated show of all time, Lithuania is attracting global attention as the go-to film set for period dramas and docuseries.
Seera is one of the leading providers of travel services in the Middle East and north Africa and is considered Saudi Arabia’s Leading Business Travel Agency by voters at the World Travel Awards.
Thomas Cook has confirmed that it is in discussions with Fosun about a potential takeover deal. The news follows receipt of a preliminary approach from the Chinese conglomerate for the struggling, UK-based holiday giant.
The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony on the breath-taking Atlantic island to find out who among them would be crowned best of the best. Winners at the red-carpet reception included the enchanting city of St. Petersburg, Russia, voted Europe’s Leading City Destination.
Spurred on by a 24 per cent rise in arrivals from the United States, the Caribbean recorded a healthy 12 per cent increase in tourist arrivals during the first quarter of 2019, according to statistics compiled by the Caribbean Tourism Organisation.
Exports generated by international tourism reached US$1.7 trillion in 2018, a four per cent increase in real terms over the previous year, a new report from the World Tourism Organisation shows.
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has announced it will change its travel advice to Sri Lanka to allow British visitors to return to the country. While no longer warning against “all but essential travel”, the FCO warns “terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Sri Lanka”.